Category: Arts

Obama Celebration-poetry and pictures

Watching the Obama inauguration ceremonies on TV, I felt disappointed by poet Elizabeth Alexander’s “Praise Song for the Day”…but  agree with Martha Swartz of  Philadelphia, who points out in her email newsletter that that the poem works better read than…

Between Blockbusters at the ICA

On a freezing cold January afternoon, my companion and I decided on a quick getaway to Boston’s beautiful new Institute of Contemporary Art. Although the museum was between blockbuster shows, we found much to admire.

Metaphor for Everything Debuts

The new alternative rock band Metaphor for Everything held its first show on  Monday, January 12 at Harper’s Ferry, in Boston. The four-man group, led by singer/guitarist Brett Greene, has an edgy, dissonant sound, interesting lyrics (by Greene) and a…